NRC New Build Project

Ballymena Chamber congratulates Northern Regional College on reaching Major milestone with new build project. The announcement that the design contract for the new £84 million capital investment programme at Northern Regional College has been awarded marks a major milestone for the College’s new build project. This significant investment by the Department for the Economy will mean […]

Clarkes secure Stanmore Hospital

Chamber members Clarke Facades have announced that they have secured the full building envelope contract for the redevelopment of Stanmore Hospital in North London on behalf of the RNOH NHS Trust alongside Balfour Beatty. The first phase of the redevelopment will involve the construction of a new five-story inpatient ward facility for the specialist Neuro Musculoskeletal […]

More Wrightbuses for London

Wrightbus have announced that the Transport for London Board has given approval to order a further batch of 200 New Routemaster buses from Wrightbus.  The contract, which will now be finalised, is for buses to be delivered up to the second quarter of 2016, and secures employment on two of the production lines at Wrights Group’s EN-Drive chassis facility in Antrim, as […]

Hotel Chain Expands into R.O.I.

County Antrim-based McKeever Hotel Group has announced its expansion into the Republic of Ireland with the purchase of the Letterkenny Court Hotel in Donegal. A major renovation of the three star hotel has just started with the first two phases seeing a £400,000 investment (€500,000) to totally refurbish the ground floor, including building a new […]

Ballymena Business Centre Scoops RBS Grant

Ballymena Business Centre has been awarded £20k grant from The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) as part of the Groups Inspiring Enterprise Initiative. Ellvena Graham, Head of Ulster Bank NI and MD of SME Banking, Terry Robb, Head of Business Centre, Ulster Bank Ballymena and Melanie Christie Boyle, Chief Executive, Ballymena Business Centre. RBS Inspiring […]

N.I. Technology Helps Secure Order for Wrightbus

INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPED IN NORTHERN IRELAND HELPS SECURE MASSIVE ORDER FOR WRIGHTBUS Ballymena bus manufacturer Wrightbus received a further boost today (17th January) with confirmation of a major order for 301 buses from the UK bus division of FirstGroup. FirstGroup has ordered 301 Wrightbus StreetLite buses – 274 of which are specified with innovative “Micro […]

Wrightbus Lands £28M Vehicle Order

Ballymena-based company Wrightbus announced today that it is set to benefit from an order worth over £28m from FirstGroup plc., as the FTSE 250 listed company announced vehicle investment plans for the forthcoming financial year for its UK Bus operations. Wrightbus faced significant competition from a number of manufacturers throughout the world and had to […]

Wright Composites Awarded ‘Key’ Contract

Wright Composites, part of Ballymena’s Wright Group has announced that it has signed contracts to supply County Tyrone-based ‘Keystone Group’, Europe’s fastest growing Roof Window manufacturer, ‘Keylite’. With Production facilities in Birmingham, Cwmbran, Cookstown and Poland, the company has selected ‘Wright Composites’ to develop and produce a new range of specialised plastic-made products for the construction industry […]

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